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Offseason Madness the 7th: Jose Reyes edition
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11-22-2012, 01:57 PM
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Toronto, Ontario
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Its not to often that you move your all-star and face of the franchise from 3rd to right field to first base within the span of 3 years. Although Bautista is the ultimate team player, that's just asking too much out of him. He was gracious enough to move because he saw the talent that Brett Lawrie brought.
Also, on a side note.... the Rule 5 draft is in about 2 weeks. I just need some clarification on this. As long as a player is not on a 40 man roster, he is fair game?
Players are eligible for selection in the Rule 5 draft who are not on their major league organization's 40-man roster and:
– were signed at age 19 or older and have been in the organization for four years; or
– were signed at age 18 or younger and have been in the organization for five years.
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